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2019 AURP Leadership Roundtable

If you’ve landed here after attending the 2019 AURP Leadership Roundtable in Atlanta on November 5, 2019, welcome! Here are a few ways to learn more about Strategic Diversity powered by the AEM-Cube and Strategic Doing. First, I would welcome the opportunity to have a phone call or web conference with you to give you…

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Partnership with the Digital Enterprise Society

We are excited about a new partnership that is emerging with the Digital Enterprise Society, the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab, and the Purdue Digital Enterprise Center. Digital transformation of any enterprise can be a challenge, harder seemingly, then it should be. Together, these three organizations are developing and customizing a set of tools and resources…

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Continuing our Partnership with New Jersey Innovation Institute

We finished up our time in New Jersey this week guiding a strategy workshop with administrators from a large health system. As you might imagine, they face lots of strategic issues. Yesterday, we help them tackle some operational concerns related to engineering systems – HVAC, telecommunication, maintenance, etc. In just three hours we came up…

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The Lab Heads to Puerto Rico

We have confirmed that we are heading to Puerto Rico for a week, April 4-10. We are working with our colleagues with the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, our sister land grant. We are providing free services as a contribution to help our colleagues in their recovery. Our host is the Puerto Rico Science Technology…

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University of South Dakota | Center for Disabilities

Our Lab traveled to South Dakota to partner with the University of South Dakota and the Center for Disabilities. The Center manages a wide range of relationships to improve the quality of life of South Dakota residents with disabilities. During a one-day session, Scott Hutcheson introduced the basics of how to manage a network using…

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Strategic Doing: The Book

Strategic Doing, the book is coming along. A group writing project with five authors, the book project introduces the 10 skills of complex collaboration. The working title: “Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership.” Any kind of ready project is a challenge of maintaining discipline. When the writing project involves a group of authors, the…

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Need to Communicate Complex Ideas? Introducing CommPlexity

Many of us work not only work with complex ideas, we need to explain them to others in clear, compelling ways. We’re rolling out a new offering to help. The best ideas and solutions paint a picture of a future that others can see, others can feel. They allow us to envision that future state…

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Pop-Up Class: Agile Strategy in Engineering

Several undergraduate and graduate engineering students have approached the Lab about learning the disciplines of agile strategy. To address these requests we are designing a pop-up class, based on our successful graduate level course in Engineering Technology. The pop-up class will introduce students to the concepts of agile strategy and how to build complex collaborations by…

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New Initiative: Agile Innovation

Both markets and technologies are changing rapidly. Finding new markets for existing technologies and new technologies for existing markets is often a complex challenge. Agile Innovation is the latest solution set from the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab. For the past four years, we’ve been partnering with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute to make these  technology innovation management…

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